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COLUMBIA: Spring 2009 – Vol. 23, No. 1 - Washington State Historical Society

COLUMBIA: Spring 2009 – Vol. 23, No. 1

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COLUMBIA: The Magazine of Northwest History
Spring 2009 – Vol. 23, No. 1

History Commentary   2
Tragedy at Waiilatpu: a new look at old history.
By Robert H. Ruby

A Diamond in the Rough Meets Lady Bountiful   6
Sometimes brash, always determined, May Arkwright Hutton left Spokane a shining humanitarian legacy that only her husband could match.
By Doris Pieroth

From the Collection   13
Selling Washington at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition.

The Politics of Design   14
How James Wehn came to design a city seal for Seattle.
By Fred Poyner IV

Image Collections Online   21
Circus posters.

Dashiell Hammett’s Tacoma   22
The City of Destiny’s rough-and-tumble days immortalized in a literary classic.
By Michael S. Sullivan

Pillar Rock   26
Exploring how human perceptions of place can change over time.
By Irene Martin

Meet Me at the Station   31
A model railroad that teaches Washington transportation history of the 1950s.
By Naomi Jeffery Petersen & Jim Murrie

Retrospective Reviews   34
The novels of Ada Woodruff Anderson.
By Peter Donahue

Additional Reading   35

Columbia Reviews   36

History Album   38
The AYP Exposition through a gazing globe.

Correspondence 40


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